Tokyo is a modern-day wonderland where 1000-year-old temples and gardens nestle humbly in the shadows of cloud-bursting skyscrapers, and kooky, kaleidoscopic novelty eateries cosy up with unabashed sass to Michelin-starred fine diners. It is safe, clean and unapologetically eccentric, and the many temptations of this titan of technology and tradition have never been more alluring.
Already renowned for conscientious cleanliness, the worldwide pandemic has seen Tokyo implement even more stringent health measures and thoughtful services, with just the right amount of signature Japanese quirk, to prevent the spread of coronavirus and keep residents and visitors safe.
From ultra-modern Roppongi Hills to the luxurious Ginza Six, the city’s biggest shopping and entertainment centres have stepped up their already impressive hygiene game to ensure the safety of shoppers, taking steps to prioritise peace of mind for families with tourist services, baby rooms, in centre childcare and porters.
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